The Little Book of Big Ideas: Economics contains the profiles and theories of 50 of the world's most eminent economists. From mercantilists through Keynesians to modern economic thought, this book gets behind 50 of the greatest minds and 10 core theories. Covering Hume, Smith and Marx, succinct biographies provide an insight into economists' personalities and reveal the outstanding contribution that each has made to this pervasive discipline. Essential concepts and themes have been expertly selected and complex issues are explained in their social, political and cultural context.
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The Neoclassical theories of discrimination, including those initially geared at
racial economic inequality, were applied to gender relations. Others moved in a
more 'We are the only animal species in which the female depends on the male
Growth and Inequality Simon Kuznets Born: 1901, Kharkov, Ukraine Importance:
Major contributions to economic growth theories Nobel Prize: 1971 Died: 1985,
Massachusetts, USA The American economist and Nobel Prize winner Simon ...
As growth continued, certain counter-forces resulted in decreased inequality. In
particular, Kuznets attributed this to legislative factors, such as inheritance taxes,
and to demographic factors that resulted in relative population decrease within ...
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Great read for perhaps a highschooler or college student interested in the field of economics. Gives a quick snapshot of many economists including their backgrounds and specialties within the field ... Read full review
Introduction by Professor James Rollo
Joan Robinson 74 Joseph E Stiglitz
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